Benefit Chicago

Mobilizing $100 million in impact investments for nonprofits and social enterprises working throughout the Chicago region.

Benefit Chicago, an innovative collaboration among The Chicago Community Trust, MacArthur, and Calvert Foundation, aims to mobilize $100 million in impact investments for nonprofits and social enterprises in Chicago. This significant infusion of much-needed capital will provide low-interest loans and other investments to accelerate the efforts of local social sector organizations working to address key priorities throughout the Chicago region, such as education and child care, access to healthy food, quality affordable housing, energy conservation, job creation and training and more.

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Benefit Chicago Wins 2017 Chicago Innovation Award for Collaboration

Benefit Chicago received the Chicago Innovation Award for Collaboration in recognition of the innovative approach to local impact investing by the three organizations that worked together to create it. Read More

"Benefit Chicago Funds Local Businesses"

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$12 Million in New Investments to Benefit Chicago Neighborhoods

Six Chicago-area organizations will use $12 million in loans to train and employ adults with autism, support retail development, provide training and transitional jobs, and build projects that support youth and families in underserved Chicago neighborhoods. Read More
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Praxis Announces $1 Million Allocation to Benefit Chicago

The $100 million impact investment collaboration that will help bring much-needed financial capital to the social sector serving critical needs in Chicago Read More
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Benefit Chicago

Benefit Chicago, an innovative collaboration among The Chicago Community Trust, MacArthur, and Calvert Foundation, aims to mobilize $100 million in impact investments for nonprofits and social enterprises in Chicago. Watch